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Ryan Doyle Freeruns Machu Picchu

Ryan Doyle Freeruns Machu Picchu
When Red Bull told Ryan Doyle that they’d be sending him around the world to freerun at some of the planet’s most iconic cultural locations, he probably had to pinch himself to make sure he wasn’t dreaming. So far the talented traceur has been let loose of Rome’s historic Colosseum, home of the legendary gladiators, as well as being unleashed on the famous beaches of Rio de Janeiro, training... 

Video – Free Running at the Colosseum.

Video - Free Running at the Colosseum.
Watch teaser video below Free runner extraordinaire, Ryan Doyle, will be touring the world in order to take his PK skills to some of the most iconic cultural locations on the face of the planet. Under the watchful eye of Red Bull, the 27-year-old traceur and martial arts fan from Liverpool will be putting together a series of edits entitled “Free Running The Wonders of the World”. Ryan’s first... 

Video – Jungle Gym Parkour From Crazy Russian.

Video -  Jungle Gym Parkour From Crazy Russian.
What is it about Russian traceurs that seems to make them so flippin’ good? Maybe Putin’s putting something in the water to breed a generation of super tough, uber talented athletes or may be all that Cold War deprivation made the Russians evolve differently. Either way, increasingly the very best parkour and freerunning edits are coming from the wild east of Europe. Take for example the beast... 

Swag Freerun and Nokia Join Forces.

Swag Freerun and Nokia Join Forces.
British Freerunning team, Swag Freerun, has teamed up with Nokia to bring their fans and followers the next installment of parkour fuelled madness. The group of five traceurs were asked by the communications giant to test out the filming capabilities of their new Lumia 800 phone. The final product was a minute-long video edit showcasing the guys in action, performing their acrobatic stunts at various... 

Swag Freerun Debut Video: Victory of the Shaft Funk.

Swag Freerun Debut Video: Victory of the Shaft Funk.
If you’ve ever wondered which group of people would be most likely to survive the apocalypse, wonder no longer. The answer is freerunners. With their ability to defy gravity, scale walls and summersault over obstacles, freerunners possess a unique set of physical skills that stand them in good stead to face whatever Mother Nature throws at them. With that in mind, I’m pinning my hopes of... 

Introducing Swag – the U.K.’s Newest Freerun Team

Introducing Swag - the U.K.'s Newest Freerun Team
Parkour and freerunning have been sweeping the nation in recent months. More and more clubs and societies are springing up across the country and the sport has been featuring increasingly in mainstream news and television. Despite the recent surge in interest, the U.K. is still sadly lacking the requisite infrastructure to ensure the demand is met. Stories of “anti-social” traceurs being... 

Extreme Sports and Antisocial Behaviour.

Extreme Sports and Antisocial Behaviour.
Flicking through the local press recently, several stories reporting a link between extreme sports and antisocial behaviour came to my attention. The first concerned proposals for a BMX park in Flackwell, Buckinghamshire. The plans are being resolutely opposed by concerned local residents, who believe the development will significantly increase the levels of antisocial behaviour in their neighbourhood.... 

King of the Swingers: Freerunners Go Ape for Science.

King of the Swingers: Freerunners Go Ape for Science.
A group of freerunners are set to advance scientific understanding by monkeying around on camera. The team of traceurs has been hired by the University of Birmingham to help academics study the behaviour and movements of orangutans in their diminishing natural environment. The PK athletes will be asked to undertake a specially constructed assault course, designed to encourage the replication of orangutan-like... 

Urban Freeflow Booked For Bradford City Park Launch.

Urban Freeflow Booked For Bradford City Park Launch.
One of the U.K.’s leading Parkour troupe is set to help Bradford celebrate the opening of a new city park. Urban Freeflow, who have collectively featured in Hollywood blockbusters, such as Casino Royale and District 13, as well as numerous music videos and advertisements, will be one of the main attractions at the launch event for the new six-acre recreational space. The free entry event will take... 

Don’t Try This At Home: Crazy Russian Freerunners Risk Life and Limb.

Don't Try This At Home: Crazy Russian Freerunners Risk Life and Limb.
If you suffer from a fear of heights, I strongly advise you to stop reading this post, as it’s not for you. Go and have a cup of tea or a warm bath instead. If you’re still with me then check out the heart-stopping video below, which shows a crazy Russian teen risking life and limb, all in the name of a good parkour edit. The video, which has been titled “Crazy Guy”, shows the teen leaping... 
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